Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    PG: Mild crude humour and comedic violence.

  • The pitch:

    The chipmunks can't fly.

  • Starring:

    (voices of): Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Christina Applegate, Anna Faris, Kaley Cuoco (and) Jason Lee, Josh Green, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Tony Hale, Bella Thorne

  • Directed by:

    Walt Becker

  • Running time:

    86 minutes

  • Rated:

    PG (Australia), NR (UK), PG (USA)


    Characters are bullied, hit with objects, sold, dowsed, bitten, thrown through the air, thrown against/out of a window, beard-grabbed, pushed, headbutted, pursued, impaled (toothpicks), hit by a car. A man slams into a roadsign, a paper is grabbed/snatched. Bar brawl, martial arts manoeuvers. Still images of chipmunks being tormented. Horror film references (Chucky, Linda Blair). Plane going down/crashing mentioned. Objects thumped, smashed. Trashed house. Yelling. Blood/gore: Bruising.


    Skimpy clothing, swimwear. Mild innuendo.


    Alcohol (wine, beer, champagne, cocktails). Partygoers hold bottles and cups of assumed liquor. Animals are sedated with cough syrup. Bar setting.


    Butt. Name-calling. Mild innuendo ("nuts"). Religious exclamation.


    Family, engagement, federal air marshals, music producing, fame, adoption, Mardi Gras, marriage, relationships.


    Relationship breakup. Dead/estranged father mentioned. Plane, airport, bar settings. Chipmunks, dogs, cat, parrots, pigeons, cockatoo, goat, monkey, ferrets, pig, squirrels, porcupine, fish, shark. Fart, burp, raspberry-blowing, hyperventilating, poo pellet, bird poo, urination, spitting. Animal skull, mounted taxidermy. Full moon. Strobe flashing. Brief Spanish (subtitles). Mid-credits scene.


    Silly, old-fashioned, charming, harmless. Breezy running time, some funny moments, fun performance by Tony hale, not as bad as you might expect.


    Chaotic, slight, safe, noisy, obnoxious, groan-inducing, lazy, rote. Flat visuals, shoddy animation, overused product placement, too many fart/poop jokes, dated pop culture references.

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